Coding Project Manager at Aviacode

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Aviacode

Coding Project Manager

  • Job LocationsUS-Virtual/Remote
  • Job ID: 2020-2009
  • # of Openings: 1
  • Category: Medical Coding
  • Minimum Hours: 40

Overview

Remote Medical Coding Project Manager

Aviacode is looking for a highly motivated Coding Project Manager of Multi-Specialty Pro-Fee services to join our team. This position reports to the Senior Coding Manager. The Coding Project Manager works directly with the coding team ensuring the coders consistently follow all industry and client-specific guidelines as well as meeting the quality and coding turn-around times as dictated by the contract with the client. This is a full-time employee benefit eligible position.

Responsibilities

  • Onboard new clients following established processing, collaborating with the appropriate functions to ensure a successful launch
  • Manage TAT/Production, work queues and ensure they are clear, encounters are in right status, and provides feedback to Senior Coding Manager as appropriate
  • Coordinate coders and WQ’s
  • Monitor coder activity
  • Manage coder schedules on project
  • Monthly metric/other reporting as agreed to with management
  • Review of client piece reporting vs. employee reported pieces
  • Assist in QA in select situations and perform some coding production work as needed
  • Update maintain protocols, workflows, guidelines for your sites
  • Ensure provider rebuttals are handled timely, and identify areas/coders that need attention
  • Ensure coding edits/denials are handled timely, and identify areas/coders that need attention
  • Coder onboarding/training/access
  • Escalate issues to Senior Manager

Qualifications

  • AAPC or AHIMA medical coding certification required
  • More than five (5) years’ experience in Professional Coding, multi-specialty experience preferred
  • Ability to accurately review and assign all ICD/CPT/HCPCS and modifiers for pro-fee multi-specialty E/M services. Experience with surgery coding in multi-specialties a plus.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, pharmacology, pathophysiology, and Anatomy and Physiology
  • Knowledge of pertinent reimbursement systems, including, but not limited to, Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and RVU system
  • Knowledge of CMS guidelines including, but not limited to, split/shared and Teaching Physician
  • Possess strong leadership qualities of integrity, the ability to motivate others and the ability to promote quality
  • This is a client facing role. Individual must have the ability to present and communicate with varying levels of client’s management team
  • Strong interpersonal skills are a must
  • Ability to work remotely and be a self starter
  • Ability to train and mentor coders on various client projects and various specialties
  • Ability to interpret and apply industry and client specific coding rules and guidelines
  • Understanding of medical records content, format and other pertinent procedures

Aviacode provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aviacode complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Aviacode expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on protected classes. Improper interference with the ability of Aviacode’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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